Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Citizen Lake Monitoring Network - West Central Region

Affiliation:
WDNR

Contact Information:
Buzz Sorge
West Central Region Coordinator
1300 W. Clairmont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4001
715-839-3794
patrick.sorge@wisconsin.gov




Purpose:
To create a ripple effect from creating interest in area lakes, to do trend monitoring, to share information and concern, and to increase the quality of lakes.

Subject Area(s):
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs
Other
Exotics/Invasive Species
Other

Data Type(s) Collected:
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Distribution and Range


# of Volunteers:
>1000

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
25

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Online training
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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